Fort Bend County Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HS&EM) is offering NIMS trainings for County employees, FBC jurisdictions, and emergency management partner organizations. Most FBC employees need to take IS 100, 200, and 700. HS&EM will offer a two day course 4 hours each day, NIMS IS 100, 200, 700 and 800. All jurisdictions should have any employees working in their EOC taking the NIMS courses.
All Fort Bend County Employees have been notified through their office and department about which, if any, classes they are required to take. If you are a County employee and unsure as to which course(s) you need, please contact your department head or FBC OEM.
Fort Bend County employees have many options to choose from when completing NIMS Training:
All employees should take:
Supervisors should take:
What will I learn through taking the NIMS and ICS courses?
How to describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS.
How to identify the benefits of using ICS as the National Incident Management Model.
Methods to describe how NIMS affects how resources are managed.
The specific ways in which NIMS affects preparedness
Course descriptions for IS 100, IS 700, IS 200, IS 800 and registration are below.
If you are a County employee and are unsure which trainings you need to take, contact Greg Babst with FBC Homeland Security & Emergency Management at firstname.lastname@example.org or 832-473-0225.
IS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
IS 700, NIMS, An Introduction, introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
IS 200, ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.
IS 800.d, National Response Framework, An Introduction, introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.
The next available IS 100/200/700/800 trainings are:
Tuesday, November 15 and 16, 2021
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fort Bend County Emergency Operations Center
Jane Long Building – Basement
500 Liberty St, Richmond, TX 77469
Class size is limited to 10 participants and registration is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please submit the form below if you wish to attend. If you are registering multiple people at once, please submit a separate form for each attendee.
For more information or questions, please contact Greg Babst at email@example.com or 832-473-0225.